The Florida Mental Health Act of 1971 (Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 (2009
rev.)), commonly known as the "Baker Act," allows the involuntary ...
www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/samh/mentalhealth/docs/Baker Act Overview 2013.pdf
person's consent, often called “getting Baker Acted.” • Involuntary exams are
initiated by: o Law enforcement officers (49%) o Mental health professionals and
Baker Act. The Baker Act is a Florida law that enables families and loved ones to
provide emergency mental health services and temporary detention for people ...
This part shall be known as “The Florida Mental Health Act” or “The Baker Act. ....
(16) “Law enforcement officer” means a law enforcement officer as defined in s.
Baker Act Updates. HB 1355 - Sale and delivery of firearms to persons examined
under the Baker Act · Florida Department of Law Enforcement Training on HB ...
Laws of Florida · Florida Statutes ... FLORIDA MENTAL HEALTH ACT. 394.451.
Short title. ... Florida statewide and local advocacy councils; access to patients
and records. 394.4597 ... South Florida State Hospital; privatization. 394.4787.
Chapter 394 of the Florida Statutes is known as "The Baker Act" and as "The
Florida ... A. A law enforcement officer may take a person who appears to meet
Nov 4, 2015 ... Educate yourself about the Baker Act. The Baker Act, also known as the Florida
Mental Health Act (Florida Statute Chapter 394, Part I) is a law ...
The Baker Act is a law in Florida that allows mentally ill people to be committed to
a mental health facility for 72 hours, against the will of the mentally ill person.